Peter Goffin

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Man charged in Toronto subway homicide case appears in court

A man accused of killing a senior citizen by shoving him in front of a Toronto subway train had his case put over for a month during a brief video court appearance on Tuesday.

Harvey Weinstein asks Ontario court to dismiss Toronto actress's sex assault lawsuit

Harvey Weinstein has asked an Ontario court to dismiss a sexual assault lawsuit filed against him by a Toronto actress, arguing in court documents that he denies "each and every" one of the woman's allegations.

Iranian-Canadians call for change after protests in Iran claim at least 21 lives

As widespread protests in Iran reached their sixth day, Iranian-Canadians voiced concern for loved ones living in the Middle Eastern country and called on Canada to show greater solidarity with peaceful demonstrators who've taken to the streets.

Math tutoring services gain popularity as Ontario public schools struggle with scores

Tutoring companies like Kumon and Oxford Learning say they help students develop independent learning skills. But some critics say the for-profit programs are out of reach for less affluent families, while others caution they may not be the right fit for every child.

Canadian researcher joins NASA hunt for meteorites in Antarctica

An Ontario physicist is embarking on a NASA-funded expedition to Antarctica to collect meteorites, in hopes that the fallen space rocks will give researchers new insight into the outer reaches of the solar system.

How cities across Canada are dealing with discarded needles

Cities like Moncton, N.B., and Cambridge, Ont., are dealing with the problem of discarded needles in parks and laneways.

Security clearance for Pearson airport employee unreasonably revoked, court rules

A woman who lost her job at Toronto's Pearson International Airport because of her family's alleged links to organized crime could have her security clearance restored after a federal judge found it had been unreasonably revoked.